Archive: 26th Sunday Ordinary Time
First Friday this week – Mass at 10am
Season of Creation – September 6 – October 4
Saturday 10 October – Dawn Service 7am, a short service giving thanks for God’s Creation. At the park by council buildings, 40 Coles Crescent Papakura.
(wet weather venue Christ Church Papakura)
The NZ Bishops Conference have prepared a booklet ‘Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Myths and Facts available today, and there is information in the foyer, both supplied to assist those wishing to make submissions to the Health Select Committee Investigation as set out in the Bishops letter.
Introductory RE classes will be held during term 4 – For children who do not attend a Catholic School who wish to prepare for the Sacraments of Baptism or First Communion and Confirmation, Saturdays 4.15 – 5pm, Fr Ryder Rm. Please contact Barbara 299 8070. 027 476 1419, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday Evening Discussion Group on Pope Francis’ Encyclical on Creation –share in reading Pope Francis encyclical in a friendly relaxed environment. If you would like to discuss its implications for our lives as modern Catholics in 2015, we will meet 7.30-8.30pm Mondays, Ryder Rm – continues this week.
Patronal Feast Day, Pope Francis – Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Wyndham St.
Next Saturday 3 October at 11am. Bring a plate for afterwards. Info. 8386807
Candlelight Rosary Procession for Priestly Vocations, Sacred Heart College, 250 West Tamaki Rd, Glenn Innes, Next Sunday 4 October at 7pm. Led by Bishop Pat. Information ph 5762161.
A Journey through the Seasons Joyce Rupp and Macrina Wiederkehr. Explore Seasons of Nature and Seasons of the Heart. Facilitator: Yvonne Munro rsj Mary Mackillop Ctr, 56 Selwyn Ave Mission Bay. Sat 3 Oct 10am – email@example.com ph 528 5204 ext 211 or 02102278293
Dove Catholic Fellowship for Women – Come along, bring a friend. We would love to see you there. Tue 29 Sept 7.30pm, St Anne’s Parish Hall,126 Russell Rd,Manurewa. Speaker: Jovita Parker on Peace. John 14:27 “I am leaving you with a gift- peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give…..”
Info. Grace on 577 3479 or visit the Dove website, www.dove.org.nz
Catholic Discipleship College Open Teaching evening with Brendan Malone: The Family – Vital Call of Society. Explore the importance of the family, examine why it has come under such sustained and constant attack, and what we can do to help our culture to rediscover the importance of the family. 7.30pm, Thur 1 October. St Joseph’s Catholic Church, 1 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna. Parking 10 Dominion St. Anne Marie: (09) 489 8197 or firstname.lastname@example.org
St Mary’s Site Development Blog – http://stmaryspapakura.blogspot.co.nz/
Parish Art & Craft Sale and Big Day Out – Saturday 28 November 2015 – 9am to 4pm. To participate, please get your booking slip and payment (from the back of the flier) in to the parish office as soon as possible. Spaces allocated on a ‘first in, first served’ basis. Plenty of table space under cover. Enjoy being creative! Celebrate our Parish community!’